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Wyden Seeks Documents On Novartis Payments To Cohen

May 11, 2018
Senate Finance Committee ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) is demanding documents about the $1.2 million that pharmaceutical company Novartis paid to Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer, at the same time that the company was negotiating with federal officials over an expensive cancer therapy it developed. Novartis acknowledged this week that it paid Cohen's shell company for health care consulting services. At the time it was making the payments, Wyden said, the company was negotiating with FDA over the approval...

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